The EU pledged Wednesday to phase out animal testing in Europe but said it would be "premature" to ban it outright as demanded by a petition with 1.1 million names.
The EU will consider a ban on animal experimentation after receiving a petition with 1.1 million names from an anti-vivisection group, officials said Wednesday.
Google says the number of requests from people seeking to have some search results removed in Europe has jumped to 70,000 by the end of June.
Yesterday the European Parliament had an historic vote on the issue of "net neutrality", and became the largest bloc in the world to affirm this open internet principle.
Germany's foreign intelligence service plans a major expansion of Internet surveillance despite deep unease over revelations of US online spying, Der Spiegel news weekly reported on Sunday.
The EU said Tuesday it will seek a strong commitment from the United States to respect the rights of European citizens, following revelations that Washington is running a worldwide Internet surveillance programme.
The European Union banned the sale of new cosmetic products containing ingredients tested on animals with immediate effect Monday.
(Phys.org)—A new galactic game launching today lets citizen scientists identify the glowing clouds where future stars will be born. The online experience, called Clouds, is a new addition to the Milky Way Project, where ...
Around 77 million European citizens aged between 25 and 64 have no - or low - formal qualifications, stresses a new report published by the European Commission. This is nearly one third of Europe's population. Unemployment ...
Nearly a third of Europe's urban population is exposed to air particles that breach European Union limits, an official report said Monday.